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The Financial Ombudsman Service is an ombudsman in the United Kingdom. It was established in 2000, and given statutory powers in 2001 by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, to help settle disputes between consumers and UK-based businesses providing financial services, such as banks, building societies, insurance companies, investment firms, financial advisers and finance companies.

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    NSW No Details on Driver at Fault During Car Accident - What to Do?

    Hi, all. I was involved in a multiple rearend collisions. Mine was hit from behind and my car hit the car in front of mine. Police came to the scene since one of the 5 drivers that got involved had a neck injury. One mistake I made was not getting the details of the driver at fault who hit my...
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    NSW Debt Recovery Chasing Me for Corporate Credit Card Transactions?

    I was a director at a company along with 2 other company directors. Those 2 other directors (Director A and Director B) were the major shareholders of the company. I reported to the other 2 directors (Director A and director B). I was instructed by Director B that American Express (AMEX) was...
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    VIC Comminsure Cut Tree Without Consent - Claim Compensation?

    Hi There is a gum tree with three branches in my rear garden. After a strong storm, one branch fell down and damaged the fence, another branch shifted and the third tree is healthy. Comminsure responded to my claim. They came, cut the not only the fallen tree but they also cut down the healthy...
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    NSW Chances of Getting Refund for Faulty Holden Car?

    Hi I purchased a 2003 Holden Astra Turbo in May 2016, off a used car dealer. The day after I bought it, it overheated, so I rang the dealer and took to his mechanic. He said he replaced the water pump and the cooling fan. The car was still using too much coolant and my mechanic said it could...
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    WA Company Directors Dispute - Can Business Partner Raise Capital Without Consent?

    Background: I have had an ongoing dispute with my business partner. We are both 50% shareholders and both company directors. Over the past 18 months, he has excluded me from the operations of the business, removed me from bank accounts of the company and denied all requests for financial data...
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    VIC Insurance Law - What to Do When Pursued for Legal Costs?

    I had a car accident in a supermarket car park on the 8/4. The other driver's vehicle was from a company's fleet. We exchanged details and I contacted my insurance company on the same day to lodge a claim. I have fully comprehensive insurance. 9/5 - I received a letter from the driver's...
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    NSW Income Protection Insurance - Is This Blackmail?

    Hello & best regards, I am receiving payments from an insurance company under income protection insurance. The monthly payment limit imposed by the Financial Ombudsman Service prevents them from helping me. I have been deemed permanently disabled & unemployable by doctors. Been receiving...
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    QLD Income Protection Insurance - Take This to Financial Ombudsman Service?

    Hi. My partner suffered an injury at work. We had income protection insurance and was accepted. After months of them threatening to cut off the benefits, they finally found a doctor who said he could be employed as a concreter, so they cancelled the policy and stopped payments. After 3 months...
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    QLD Personal Loan Dispute with Bank - What to Do?

    My wife and I signed up for a variable rate personal loan with our bank. We wanted this type of loan because we are on a single income and have 6 children so if we come into extra money we put it onto the loan but then have the opportunity to redraw. After having the loan for 20 months we have...
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    VIC Feel Harassed by Pioneer Credit - Seek Help from Financial Ombudsman Service?

    I am in a bit of a quandary. I have an outstanding debt with Pioneer Credit which was purchased by them from the Commonwealth Bank. An agreement was made in January 2015 with them to make regular payments of $250 monthly which they then, I felt coercively upped to $500 per month after I missed...